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04/29/2011 Under Pressure ... and That's Good; Food Science Pioneer Honored COLUMBUS, Ohio — OSU scientist V.M. Balasubramaniam yesterday received OARDC's 2011 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
07/03/2007 Under Dry Conditions, Toxic Plants May Attract Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What green foliage that is thriving in Ohio's moisture-starved pasturelands may not necessarily be healthy for the livestock feeding on it. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles
06/10/2005 Uncommon Wheat Disease Makes Rare Appearance in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio — A cereal rust, most problematic on wheat in the Pacific Northwest and lower central Plains states, has made a rare appearance in Ohio this year. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
10/18/2012 Unbeatable Students Create UnBeetable Burger COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Apparently, it's hard to beat a burger made of beets. On Oct. 1, the "UnBeetable Burger" with a soft gourmet pretzel bun won the Student Product Development Competition of AACC International, a professional association specializing in cereal grain science.  Martha Filipic Liz Green, Luis Rodriguez-Saona
06/16/2003 U.S. Treasurer to Visit OSU Extension's Spanish Financial Literacy Class COLUMBUS, Ohio -- U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marín, the highest-ranking Latina in the Bush administration, will visit Ohio State University Extension's Spanish-language financial literacy course June 23 in the Columbus suburb of Gahanna. Mauricio Espinoza Sue Helmreich
06/26/2003 U.S. Treasurer Applauds OSU Extension's Spanish Financial Literacy Class COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension's Latino Financial Literacy Program received long, loud applause from U.S. Treasurer Rosario Marín Monday evening in the Columbus suburb of Gahanna. Mauricio Espinoza Rubén Nieto
10/16/2002 Two-Day Seminar To Focus On Meat Goat Production/Marketing WINCHESTER, Ohio - Ohio producers interested in meat goat production and marketing or improving upon their existing meat goat business may find a two-day seminar helpful. Candace Pollock Yi Yang
01/27/2012 Two Ohio Small Farm Conferences Set for March WILMINGTON, Ohio -- Small farm landowners interested in improving production and marketing practices will get the information they need in March at conferences hosted by Ohio State University Extension's Small Farm Program in Wilmington and Massillon. Tony Nye
06/25/2007 Two Ohio 4-H'ers Receive National Recognition COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Two Ohio 4-H members received national recognition in Washington D.C. recently. Martha Filipic Kathy Cox
09/28/2011 Two 4-H Events Offer Science Fun COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Making mozzarella cheese, spinning wool after a sheep-shearing demonstration, and creating a lamp from an empty pop can are just some of the hands-on fun but educational experiences available at two upcoming Columbus events sponsored by Ohio 4-H. Martha Filipic Sally McClaskey
08/05/2009 Twitter Turns Idea into Fun Project for OSU Extension Educator VAN WERT, Ohio – An Ohio State University Extension educator is getting a taste of the value of social media. Candace Pollock Andy Kleinschmidt
10/05/2010 Try Cover Crops This Fall to Alleviate Compacted Soils COLUMBUS, Ohio – With harvest already out of the way for some Ohio corn and soybean producers, there may be ample time this fall to repair compaction-damaged fields. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
09/15/2005 Triway, Wooster Grads Earn OARDC Family Scholarship Awards WOOSTER, Ohio — Gwen Chamberlain and Kristen Jackwood have received the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) 2005 Family Scholarship Awards. Kurt Knebusch OARDC Human Resources office
12/21/2005 Trials Help Poinsettias Get New Look for the Holidays COLUMBUS, Ohio — Most of them are red and heart-shaped. But others are white, pink, red-orangey, peachy, lime or red with white speckles, and look more like a rose, a carnation or a holly leaf. Mauricio Espinoza Claudio Pasian
03/01/2005 Tri-State Emerald Ash Borer Workshop is April 9 in Indiana ANGOLA, Ind. — What homeowners and landowners can do about the emerald ash borer (EAB) — an exotic killer of native ash trees — is the focus of a Saturday, April 9, workshop sponsored by the states hit hardest by the pest: Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Smith
03/29/2011 Tri-State Conference Features Dairy Nutrition Information FORT WAYNE, Ind. -- Ohio State, Purdue and Michigan State universities are partnering to present the 20th annual Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference to help dairy nutritionists better serve their farm clientele. Jennifer Stewart Tamilee Nennich, Maurice Eastridge, Herbert Bucholtz
04/26/2011 Tree, Shrub, Herb Lists Posted for May 7 Secrest Plant Sale WOOSTER, Ohio -- Complete lists of the trees, shrubs and herbs to be sold at Secrest Arboretum’s 18th annual Plant Discovery Day have been posted on the arboretum’s website. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
04/21/2011 Tree Sale Saturday (4/23) in Secrest Arboretum WOOSTER, Ohio -- A tree sale has been added to Saturday’s Arbor Day celebration in Secrest Arboretum. Featured will be select cultivars of crabapples, Franklin trees, magnolias, serviceberries and cornelian cherry dogwoods. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
01/11/2005 Tree Liners Give Purpose to Retractable Roof Greenhouses COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nursery professionals looking to economically produce tree liners, boost profits and get their product out to customers more efficiently may have found the answer in retractable roof greenhouses. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
01/31/2011 Treating Ash Trees Viable Option for Homeowners, Municipalities: Ohio State Experts WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cutting down ash trees isn’t the only strategy for managing emerald ash borer (EAB) in residential and municipal landscapes, according to Ohio State University experts. Mauricio Espinoza Dan Herms
02/21/2008 Transgenics Could Pose Planting Challenges This Season COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The percentage of transgenic corn hybrids increasing in Ohio may prove to make this season's planting more of a challenge. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison, Ron Hammond
12/10/2007 Transgenic Hybrids More Prominent in Corn Performance Trials COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Transgenic corn hybrids are becoming more prominent in Ohio State University Corn Performance Trials. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
04/17/2006 Transgenic Corn Production Slowly Increasing in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Of all the major corn-producing states in the country, Ohio ranks last in adopting biotechnology varieties, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture survey. But with high-yielding hybrids and seed package incentives, the shift to transgenic corn production may be accelerating. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
01/09/2006 Training Workshop Offers Certification in Manure Handling MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- Manure application can be an asset for livestock producers, or a liability depending on how properly it is handled. A training workshop will be held in February for custom manure applicators interested in becoming certified or who want to learn more about manure management practices. Candace Pollock Jon Rausch
01/12/2005 Training Program a Tool for Improving Agriculture in Africa COLUMBUS, Ohio — East African universities are looking to Ohio State University to strengthen their Colleges of Agriculture to help improve agricultural productivity, food security and the economy throughout the region. Candace Pollock Mark Erbaugh
02/23/2012 Training for Specialty Crop IPM Plan Developers Offered March 14 in London LONDON, Ohio -- The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Ohio State University's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program are teaming up to offer a workshop on IPM conservation plan writing for specialty crop growers, March 14, in London, Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza Jim Jasinski
09/08/2011 Trade Expecting Lower Corn Production In September Crop Report COLUMBUS, Ohio – Commodity market analysts expect lower U.S. corn and soybean production estimates in next week’s crop production report from the Department of Agriculture, and one Ohio State University agricultural economist says that could lead to marketing opportunities for farmers. Andy Vance Matt Roberts
10/21/2010 Tracking the Spread of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension entomologists are trying to determine the range of a relatively new pesky insect and they are asking Ohio homeowners for assistance. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
08/01/2011 Tour Tomorrow (8/2): Sustainable Ways to Fight Wilt on Melons WOOSTER, Ohio -- OARDC will hold a free tour tomorrow featuring new, non-chemical, sustainable ways to manage cucumber beetles and bacterial wilt on melons. Kurt Knebusch Celeste Welty
08/16/2011 Tour on Aug. 27: Cover Crops’ Big Benefits CELINA, Ohio -- Jeff Rasawehr, a family farmer in western Ohio, has had growing success with cover crops. Kurt Knebusch Jeff Rasawehr